Burke established the Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem in the
La Crosse (Wis.) on June 22, 2002. The Canons are now located in
the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
Raymond Burke (center) meets with Canons
Bishop Burke noted the
worthy celebration of the traditional Catholic liturgy as being at the
heart of the spirituality and work of the CRNJ. The Canons Regular of
the New Jerusalem seek perfection of the worship of God using the
1962 Liturgy in the celebration of the Mass in its historic Latin
form, consistent, the Bishop noted, with his holiness Pope John
Ecclesia Dei Adflicta of 1988.
the order professes vows of stability, conversion of life and
obedience, and lives a common life according to the Rule of Saint
Augustine, now-Archbishop Burke established the CRNJ under his personal
care and direction.
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